Bird Blind Being Developed in Late Student’s Memory

Maggie Popkin ’20 was first introduced to the hobby of birdwatching at the age of five, when her grandmother set up a telescope for her to watch a Great Blue Heron. According to Maggie’s mother, she was captivated by the feather patterns, and so began her interest.

Alumni Award Recipient Jaki Shelton Green ’71

Jaki Shelton Green ‘7 1 has taken on many professional roles throughout her career, including working as a paralegal, holding positions in the non-profit sector, and in 2018, she was appointed the first African American and third woman Poet Laureate in North Carolina.

A Fond Farewell to Debbie DiMicco ’72

This spring, the George School community will say goodbye to longtime teacher, coach, and Friend, Debbie DiMicco ’72, as she retires from George School. Prior to rejoining the George School community in 1979 to teach French, Debbie taught in France after graduating from Swarthmore College.

Community Message from Sam Houser

Head of School Sam Houser shared this message with the community on April 20, 2021. I know that the news of the day is weighing heavily on many of our hearts and minds. The trial of Derek Chauvin, the police officer charged with killing George Floyd, has gone to the jury, and this is momentous in and of itself.

Lila Anton ’01 Awarded George School Young Alumni Award

Every spring at Reunions, George School recognizes alumni who have excelled in their chosen profession or have done extraordinary things through volunteer and philanthropic endeavors. This year, the selection committee has chosen Lila Anton ’01 to receive the George School Young Alumni Award for many reasons, among them her impressive work with Netflix Japan.

Two Students Advance to USNCO National Examination

George School is pleased to announce that Forest Ho-Chen ’22 and Vinay Thulasiram ’23 have scored high enough on the U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad (USNCO) Local Examination to advance to USNCO National Examination testing.

Alexis Semidey-Martinez ’21: A Scholar and an Athlete

Three years ago, Alexis Semidey-Martinez ’21 enrolled as a George School student. Since then, she has excelled in the classroom, earning Head of School and Honor Roll every term she has been at George School, and on the basketball court, where the senior Co-Captain helped the girls’ varsity basketball team achieve an overall record of 27 wins and 19 losses during her time.

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